In the states where there is no established minimum wage, the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour will apply. The federal minimum wage has not been increased since 2009. Demands for a living wage that is fair to workers has resulted in numerous location-based changes to minimum wage levels. Based on local legislation, many states have voted for wage increases that are scheduled for future enactment. Other states utilize an indexing formula, based on changes to the Consumer Price Index, to trigger changes to the minimum wage in that state or location that are sensitive to inflation. Minimum wages may differ dramatically within a state or region and can change overnight, once these pre-determined conditions change.
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Certain cities, counties, municipalities or economic zones may also have different minimum wage levels. Depending on the state, there may be additional minimum wage values that are based on other factors.
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